The All Wheel Drive Auto Blog

Some Of Our Fantastic Customers Share Their Experiences.

Graeme G.’s Review of: All Wheel Drive Auto Wow, what great service! (rating 5 out of 5) I’ve never had someone I could refer to as “my go to guy” for service   on my Subaru Outback and my Subaru Impreza. Actually, I’ve never had a   “go to guy” for any car I’ve ever owned. For that reason I’ve never   been inspired to write a review for a

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How to Buy A Used Subaru

In the last few weeks we have seen an alarming number of customers purchase a used Subaru without following some of the important steps necessary to make sure the car is worth the investment and that they are getting what they are paying for.  So we have decided to put together some tips when looking for a “new to you” used Subaru that should help ease the process. . Washington

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Subaru Fuel Economy 101

So if you have owned your Subaru through any winter driving season, you have come to appreciate how well the all wheel drive functions when the road conditions are at there worst.  One of the draw backs to all wheel drive is the potential for reduced fuel economy so it is especially important to keep your Subaru’s systems in tip top shape.  Also remember any increase in fuel economy comes

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Have Your Car Inspected Before The Warranty Expires.

Having your car inspected prior to the warranty expiring is a very important and often overlooked step on the way to obtaining real value for your car purchasing dollar. Lets face it cars are pretty expensive these days and are often financed for 5 years or longer. The last thing you want to have to deal with when your warranty expires is an expensive repair. A thorough inspection can go

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Subaru Head Gasket Problems Explained.

Some answers to the Subaru head gasket problem. At our shop we see a fair amount of Subaru’s with failed head gaskets. There are two separate groups or years of production that the failures fall into. The following information is aimed at educating our customers about the problems, what to look for, tips on how to avoid future problems, and what to if your Subaru has developed problems with the

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Who Is All Wheel Drive Auto?

Who is All Wheel Drive Auto? All Wheel Drive Auto is two life long friends, their families and you the customer. Justin and Randy grew up in the Kirkland area and both graduated from the North Shore Automotive Technology program at Bothell high school. Justin attended Universal Technical Institute in Phoenix, Arizona, while Randy served his country in the Army motor pool. And have virtually worked together ever since. Justin

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Is Your Subaru Ready For Winter?

Winter will be here sooner than we know.If winter is like last year in the Seattle area your Subaru will need to be ready to get you around.Go into winter this year confident your Subaru will get you there and back . All Wheel Drive Auto can help prepare your Subaru for any weather the Great North West can through at it. Don’t go into winter unprepared ! Your Subaru pre-winter check

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Your Subaru Check Engine Light Explained

The Check Engine Light explained Starting in 1996 all passenger vehicles and light duty trucks produced or imported for sale in the U.S. had to be OBD II compliant (On Board Diagnostics two). As well as meet newer vehicle emissions regulations. Part of this technology involves the check engine light or MIL. (Malfunction Indicator Lamp). While it’s true that prior to 1996 the check engine light did exist on vehicles,

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Kirkland Washington Subaru Repair Tip

  The case of the missing dog bones. A story about a Subaru, a busy rat, and a dog that went without. This is a true story, and more importantly a tip to avoid costly repairs on your Subaru. Last Friday my wife complained that the check engine light illuminated on the way home from work in her Subaru Outback (yes we drive what we service). I asked her to

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Welcome to the All Wheel Drive Auto Blog!

Welcome to the All-Wheel Drive Auto Blog! Who is All Wheel Drive Auto? All Wheel Drive Auto is an independent Subaru service & repair facility based out of Kirkland Washington. We combine years of dealer experience with a friendly neighborhood shop atmosphere. As an Independent Subaru Specialist, we can save you up to 25% over the dealer service department for the service and repair of your Subaru without sacrificing to

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